Nitin Natarajan

Nitin  Natarajan
Nitin Natarajan
Deputy Director
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), US DHS
Nitin Natarajan was appointed as the Deputy Director for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on February 16, 2021. Prior to joining CISA, Natarajan served in a variety of public and private sector positions spanning over 30 years.

Most recently he served as a consulting firm executive, providing subject matter expertise on a variety of national security topics. Natarajan also held a number of federal government roles, including Deputy Assistant Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Director of Critical Infrastructure Policy at the White House/National Security Council, and a Director at the U.S. Health and Human Services overseeing healthcare and public health programs.

At the beginning of his career, Natarajan spent 13 years as a first responder in New York, which included service as a flight paramedic. He was the Commander of a federal medical response team based in New York and has extensive experience deploying to natural and man-made disasters throughout the nation.

He holds an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York and a graduate degree from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.

Speaking in:

June 6
7:45 am8:45 am
Protecting physical critical infrastructure and reducing risk across cybersecurity networks is an objective that spans public and private sectors. Hear the Deputy Director of CISA outline ways to build a more secure and resilient technology retail ecosystem through real-time collaboration, improved visibility and data sharing. In addition, learn the various ways CISA partners with the private… Read more